The rise of 4G and affordable data plans in India has completely overhauled and benefited several industries. One such industry to benefit from the 4G evolution is gaming. Having the advantage of using up to 1.5 to 2 GB data per day at affordable rates evidently has lead to India being one of the top 5 countries in the world for mobile gaming.
Indian mobile gaming industry, which is already worth 890 million dollars, is expected to reach a whopping worth 1.1 billion dollars by 2020, with the number of gamers expected to grow to 628 million, according to a report on Forbes. This trend has lead to a lot of startups developing gaming apps that cater to the Indian audience with at least two startups coming up every month, adds the report.
Apart from battle games like PUBG, Call of Duty and Fortnite, quizzing game shows are quite popular in India. To ensure more and more gamers download their gaming app, companies have now started to offer cash prizes and Paytm cash as well on quiz shows. Here are some of the games that are downloaded the most and rated high on Google Play Store.
BaaziNow has launched three live game shows, which are BrainBaazi, BingoBaazi and PollBaazi in the last six months, and is one of the most popular interactive quiz shows on Google Play Store. In less than six months, over 50 lakh Indians from over 200 cities have tuned in to play one of BaaziNow’s live game shows, cumulatively winning nearly Rs. 3 crore till date, says a press release. BaaziNow is owned by Times Internet, the largest digital products company in India. BaaziNow has clocked over 5 million downloads and received a 4. 1 rating by over 60,000 users. Gamers can link their MobiKwik/Paytm accounts with the app to claim the prize money.
Loco Live Trivia Game show goes live at 1:30 pm and 10 pm everyday and offers cash price of Rs 50,000 and Rs 1,00,000, respectively. The Pocket Aces Pictures Private Limited owned game show has been downloaded by 10 million users and has received a rating of 4.4 by over 1,23,000 users. The cash prizes will be transferred to the winners’ Paytm Wallet, say the app developers.
Qureka is a live quiz show that gamers can play every day as well. The prize money offered for the daily quiz show is Rs 77,000 and the same for the Mega Quiz is Rs 1,50,000, which will be held on 30 September at 9:00 PM for this month. The CoolBoots Media owned app claims that they use less than 5MB of data. The game has managed to get over 1 millions downloads and has been awarded a rating of 4.4 by over 40,000 people.
Like the above mentioned apps, this Ybiz Ventures owned app offers Paytm cash and virtual earnings with promising rewards. The game has about 100 thousand downloads and a 4.3 rating from over 2000 users.
(Disclaimer: The information on the game and cash prizes mentioned have been reported as provided on Google Play Store. We recommend gamers to exercise caution before providing any kind of private information with the apps.)